Friday, September 28, 2012
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Hopkins High School students celebrated Homecoming with a Pep Fest on Friday morning. The band kept the energy high. The Royelles entertained the crowd. And cheerleaders got the students’ school spirit going. Team captains also tried to throw Nerf footballs through a robotic target, and staff members entertained with a dance routine set to pop tunes. Did you catch a favorite homecoming moment this week? Share your photos with your neighbors by clicking “Upload Photos and Videos” above. And be sure to check out who was named Homecoming royalty. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free daily newsletter
Friday, March 2, 2012
John Narum's last Pep Fest show before he graduates was a big one.
Hopkins High School senior and 2005 world yo-yo champion John Narum wanted his last Pep Fest show before he graduated to be big. As his fellow students have come to expect, Narum wowed Friday’s crowd with eye-popping tricks that involved lying on the floor, doing handstands and kneeling on the ground—all while slinging yo-yos through the air. But when the show drew to a close, he told the crowd he needed a volunteer for one more big trick. Narum scanned the audience and selected senior Olivia Hvass, his girlfriend of four months. Narum positioned Hvass’ arm carefully and did a modified “man on the flying trapeze” trick. Then he got down on one knee—leaving the yo-yo dangling between them and creating the very image of a proposal. “Would …
The Pep Fest took place Friday.
Hopkins High School students showed their school spirit Friday morning at the spring Pep Fest. The band got the crowd going. A trio of dance groups kept up the beat. The drum line entertained. And world champion yo-yo expert John Narum once again wowed his fellow students with yo-yo tricks. The event capped off a week of school spirit activities.